Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions July 16, 2021 by Robert J. Avrech 7 Comments “We are all born to die — the difference is the intensity with which we choose to Live.”—Gina Lollobrigida (b.Luigia Lollobrigida 1927 – ) Louis Anquetin (France, 1861–1932) Reading Woman, 1890Pastel on paper Walter Rosenblum, Hopscotch, 105th St., New York, 1952 A soldier in the IDF, wears Tefillin, and recites the She’ma during the morning service. Advice on marriage from a suffragette pamphlet, 1918. Camille Pissarro (b.Jacob Abraham Camille Pissarro, France, 1830 -1903)Young Peasant at Her Toilette, 1888oil on canvasPrivate collection “The longer you live, I believe, you learn so much about life that you have more to give.”—Eva Marie Saint (b. 1924 – ) The Klementinum National Library, Czech Republic Gary WinograndConey Island, 1952 Waltham cushion trench watch, 1927 A Mesopotamian bricklayer probably wasn’t too thrilled when a dog strolled across the wet clay of his newly placed brick over 4,000 years ago. British Museum. President Lyndon B. Johnson driving his daughter Luci, grandson Patrick Lyndon, and dog Yuki around the LBJ ranch in a Fiat 500, 1969. “Humor has been the balm of my life, but it’s been reserved for those close to me, not part of the public Lana.”—Lana Turner (b. Julia Jean Turner; 1921 – 1995) Rick McGinnisDowntown L.A. from the Loew’s Hollywood helipad, Nov. 2016 Vivian MaierInterior with Telephone, Winnetka, April 1968 Robert J. Avrech“Monte Mar Drive,” 2021acrylic on canvas: 20 x 20 in.Collection: J. Pollick, Los Angeles From left to right, producer David Selznick, Vivien Leigh, director Victor Fleming, director Sam Wood, and Carole Lombard, at the wrap party for Gone With the Wind, 1939. Charlotte Birdie wishes all our friends and relatives the best Shabbat ever.